News Releases

September 12, 2016
Antibiotic resistance may be contributing to a trend in rising healthcare costs for infections associated with disease-causing bacteria that can live inside drinking water distribution systems, including household and hospital plumbing

BOSTON (September 12, 2016)—A new analysis of 100 million Medicare records from U.S. adults aged 65 and older reveals rising healthcare costs for...

Tufts students and local kids work on fall-themed crafts at last year's Community Day
September 8, 2016
Annual festival celebrates art and innovation in Medford, Somerville

Medford, Mass (September 8, 2016) – Tufts University, in cooperation with the cities of Medford and Somerville, will host the...

September 7, 2016
Glycemic index values can vary by 20 percent within an individual and 25 percent among individuals, according to the results of a controlled feeding clinical trial

BOSTON (September 7, 2016)—The glycemic index of a given food, a value that aims to quantify how fast blood sugar rises after eating it, can vary...

Cassils performs "Powers That Be." Credit: Heather Cassils
September 7, 2016
A powerful exploration of media and violence by contemporary artist Cassils

The School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University (SMFA at Tufts) will present “Breaking News: Cassils,” an urgent and timely solo-...

September 1, 2016
New study finds significant growth of infective endocarditis admissions among people who inject drugs, particularly young, white and female individuals

BOSTON (September 1, 2016)—Hospitalizations for infective endocarditis, a heart valve infection often attributed to injection drug use, have...

August 31, 2016
Newcomers include first SMFA at Tufts students, first matriculating 1+4 bridge year fellows

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – (August 31, 2016) –Tufts University’s Class of 2020 boasts the title of most selective ever: only 14....

August 30, 2016
Perceived lack of choice reduces satisfaction with treatment

MEDFORD /SOMERVILLE (August 30, 2016) – Starting dialysis treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) should be a shared decision made by an...